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one of its popular models. patti ann browne live in the newsroom with the details. >> toyota will recall 2.77 million vehicles worldwide including some of its popular prius hybrid cars. they say there are steering and water pump problems. it is the carmaker's second multimillion-dollar recall, vehicle recall in a little over a month. toyota says the defects have caused no accidents and can be fixed in an hour or so but this could cost hundreds of millions of dollars for toyota to repair, at least according to one auto analyst. while the recall is widespread, the flaws are considered less serious than in previous recalls in 2009 and 2011. in those, unintended acceleration problems in toyota vehicles were the suspected cause of fatal crashes in the united states. toyota this year recaptured the crown of the world's top automaker after last year's natural disasters which temporarily disrupted production in japan and thailand. this latest recall involves fixing a steering component that could be damaged by wear and tear and replacing water pumps on 630,000 gasoline electric hybri
information on a study showing a possible link between the flu and autism. patti ann browne live with the details. >> hello, rick. the study found women who had flu while they were pregnant were twice as likely to have a child later diagnosed with autism. mothers with a fever lasting a week or longer whether caused by flu or something else were three times as likely to have an autistic child. the study suggests inflammation caused by the mother's immune system during pregnancy could affect the developing child's brain according to "nbc news." the 96,000 children studied were born in denmark between 1997 and 2003. the mothers were interviewed twice while they were pregnant and again when their babies were six months old. it showed women who took certain antibioticses were likely to have a child with autism, -- more likely. it is not known whether those that took the drugs were sicker than other women. women who said they had a cold, urinary tract infection or her piece were not like more likely to have a child autism. they said pregnant women who get the flu should not panic. 99%
reached levels rarely seen since the 1800s. patti ann browne with breaking details from the breaking news desk. >> reporter: hi, rick. rains hammered northern an central italy for days leading to devastating flooding. in tuscany, nine inches of rain fell for hours. caused rivers to flood and causing land stlids that swept away vineyards and olive groves. four people killed. among them a woman and two men whose car fell off a collapsed bridge today. 200 people were evacuated from their homes. dozens of people took refuge on their roofs as rivers burst their banks. others were rescued by helicopter as you can see from farms that are underwater. thousands of acres of farmland are submerged as well as many stores and homes. flooding washed out secondary roads isolating several towns the railroad also has been is disrupted. army troops were asked to assist in the emergency. rain left behind record floodwaters in venice. tourists were wading through waist deepwater. others swimming through st. mark's square, some in bathing suits. palaces filled with water. 70% of the lagoon city was flooded. h
of downtown springfield, massachusetts. patti ann browne live in the new york newsroom with details. >> reporter: jon, 21 people were injured and more than 40 buildings were damaged by of the natural fast explosion in the springfield area friday night. the gas company blamed human error. the springfield fire marshal is clarifying that. he said the gas worker who accidentally punctured line was not really at fault. the employee was investigating reports of a gas leak and entered his metal probe into the sidewalk in the spot that indicated markings that appear to be outdated. >> his examination appears to be appropriate distance from where old markings were on the sidewalk indicating where the gas line from the main went into the building. however, the markings were incorrect. >> reporter: a flood of gas then built up in a building that houses a strip club and a spark touched off the blast. at a press conference he said the employee and others also did the right thing by evacuating part of the area about an hour before the massive explosion preventing any debts. most of the injured we
something like this, a brown bear looking for something to eat. folks didn't even bother to call the police, they just let him or her just kind of hang out. look, just visiting. jon: he's doing a balance beam routine. [laughter] jenna: cute little guy, right? i mean, as long as you're not too close. jon: i guess he was raiding some trash cans, trying to fatten up, getting ready for hibernation. jenna: never know what you can find. we were thinking about getting jon a brown bear for his birthday. but the crew really came through yesterday. so focused on the election and everything else, we didn't have time to get a cake, but the crew brought in at the very end some of jon's favorite things, snicker bars and an apple strudel from the break room. jon: we're going to put this on our web site. my co-anchor found the perfect t-shirt for me. you're going to have to go to the web site, maybe you can blow it up on your browser, but that is going to be -- jenna: i think they'll get the joke. jon: i will never take it off. jenna: you should have worn it, very chic, very hollywood.
a picture and says, hey, i know that guy. his name is jason brown. on the left side of the screen is what he looked like when he committed his alleged crime. he's now a 43-year-old former mormon missionary, wanted for murder back in '04, and on the right side of the screen is what the fbi says he could look like today, eight years later. they have technology that allows them to show that picture. brown allegedly shot his victim five times at close range with a .45 caliber handgun, then rode off on a bicycle with $56,000 in cash. the fbi says he's very good at blending in, he could be hiding out in plain sight, as you said, within a more more community somewhere in the country. just yesterday the fbi announced another capture of its most wanted hiding out in mexico for the past 14 years. he's now back in the u.s. charged with multiple counts of murder and kidnapping and rape, and the agency says that getting his name out there along with the offer of a $100,000 reward helped lead to his arrest. we'll see if it helps in this other case. back to you. jon: rick folbaum, thanks. jenna: well, behi
estimated at 11% of the total holiday spending. steve brown is live inside a chicago target. looks pretty calm behind you, steve, what is happening there at target? >> yeah, actually the crowd has built up here as we're been here longer, it seems like folks may have gone home and grabbed a turkey sandwich and came back out. it use thed to be that retail shopping, black friday was the super bowl of shopping days, but that's not necessarily the case. we had one regional manager here for target describing it as the beginning of the playoffs, this entire season is very important to every retailer, certainly a big one like target. there were folks lined up at midnight at stores around the country. we saw this out at macy's in new york city. with regards to projections as to how the holiday shopping season is going to go we are hearing right now there will be an increase in spending over last year but it will be a smaller increase. >> we expect sales to rise about 4% this year. it's a little bit lower than last year. you know, we really believe that consumers are feeling a lot more confident th
over it initially. he had an idiot running the fema who's still popping off, mr. brown. i think fema is absolutely an agency on the ground here doing wonderful things. the end of the day the one entity of the federal government that works better than anybody else is the military, and sooner or later we're going to have to put a general in the charge as we did katrina, let them get all the stuff done. they have the equipment, the resources, the manpower, and we've got a big problem ahead. and three or four days from now this is going to continue to be a burden for a lot of people's lives, and you're going to need to respond. [inaudible conversations] >> fema, this fema under obama has been getting great marks all the way around, but they learned a lot from katrina, you know? jon: as the father of an army second lieutenant, i have to agree, the u.s. military does its work very well. so let's take a look at the scorecards. we've been doing this for, what, eight, nine, ten weeks now, and we have -- this is bob beckel's scorecard. he gives governor romney the win two weeks, president obam
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